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Relative to the purchase of certain Maps. WHEREAS, It is indicated by the heads of departments, and Senate and House of Representatives, that they labor under disadvantage, for the want of good and accurate maps of this continent, and other countries, of the latest date:

And whereas, Monk's Continental map, of North America, contains, on one large and well executed sheet, all that is truly desirable in a work of this kind; therefore,

Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, That the clerk of the Senate be authorized to purchase seven of these maps, for the uses above indicated, at a price not to exceed the sum of seven dollars and fifty cents each.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives,
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED—The fifteenth day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 14.

Yoint Resolution

In relation to an act, entitled “An Act to incorporate the Shenango Valley

Coal and Transportation Company,” approved April eleventh, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two. * Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, That an act of assembly, approved April eleventh, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two, entitled "An Act to incorpo. rate the Shenango Valley Coal and Transportation Company,". be, and the same is hereby amended, as follows: In the second line of the second section, strike out “nine," and insert "five;" in the eighth line, after the word “the,” insert the words, " in pursuance of any law of this commonwealth ;' and in the third

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line, strike out the words, "annually, for the period of four years," and insert, "in four equal annual payments.”

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
GEORGE V. LAWRENCE,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED — The twenty-second day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 15.

Joint Resolution

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To correct two errors in the act, entitled “An Act to provide for the or

dinary expenses of the Government, and other general and specific appropriations,” approved April fourteenth, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

Section 1. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, That the words, "one thousand three hundred dollars, where they occur in the first clause of the fifth section of the act vested in the title to this joint resolution, be changed to "one thousand five hundred dollars," so that the salary of the chief clerk in the auditor general's office, from and after June first, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, shall be the sum of one thousand five hundred dollars, as heretofore ; and that the forty-sixth section of said act be so amended as to make the word “ six,” read “ seven.”

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the Souse of Representatives.
JOHN P. PENNEY,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED — The twenty-second day of April, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three.

A. G. CURTIN.

No. 16.

9 Joint Resolution

Proposing certain amendments to the Constitution. Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, That the following amendments be proposed to the constitution of the commonwealth, in accordance with the provi. sions of the tenth article thereof:

There shall be an additional section to the third article of the constitution, to be designated as section four, as follows:

SECTION 4. Whenever any of the qualified electors of this commonwealth shall be in any actual military service, under a requisition from the President of the United States, or by the authority of this commonwealth, such electors may exercise the right of suffrage in all elections by the citizens, under such regulations as are,

or shall be, prescribed by law, as fully as if they were present at their usual place of election.

There shall be two additional sections to the eleventh article of the constitution, to be designated as sections eight, and nine, as follows:

SECTION 8. No bill shall be passed by the legislature, con. taining more than one subject, which shall be clearly expressed in the title, except appropriation bills.

SECTION 9. No bill shall be passed by the legislature granting any powers, or privileges, in any case, where the authority to grant such powers, or privileges, has been, or may hereafter be, conferred upon the courts of this commonwealth.

JOHN CESSNA,
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
JOHN P. PENNEY,

Speaker of the Senate.

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APPENDIX-1857.

No. 585.

An Act

To incorporate the Daguscahonda Improvement Company.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assenbly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That Alonzo J. Wilcox, Albert Willis, William P. Wilcox, Corporators. Robert Rothrock, A. H. Head, their associates and assigns, be, and they are hereby, constituted a body politic and corporate, by the name, style and title of the Daguscahonda Im- Title. provement Company, and, as such, shall have power to take and hold, land and real estate, not exceeding two thousand Powers. acres, in fee simple, in the counties of Elk and M'Kean, and to construct railroads, plank roads and timber schutes, prove and open the veins of coal, and other minerals, on, or in, their lands, and to prepare the same for being worked and leased, with power to work and lease the said lands, or any portion thereof.

SECTION 2. That the said corporation shall, also, have power May manufacto manufacture iron and coke, lubricating and other oils, from ture iron, oils,

&c.
coal; and to manufacture, from minerals, any products that
can be manufactured from the same, and vend and sell the same.

SECTION 3. That the capital stock of the said company shall Capital stock.
consist of ten thousand shares, of twenty dollars each, with
the privilege of increasing the same to thirty thousand shares ;
the said company is hereby declared and made capable, in law, Privileges.
to sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, to have a com-
mon seal, to hold and convey such real and personal property,
as may be necessary to promote the objects of their incorpo-
ration, and to sell, and dispose of, the products of their lands.

SECTION 4. That the affairs of said company shall be man- Management. aged and conducted by a board of directors, to consist of not less than seven, nor more than nine, who shall be elected by the stockholders, and who shall elect one of their number as Election of dipresident; but if, for any cause, the election of directors, as rectors. aforesaid, does not take place, it shall be competent to elect the same, at any other time, after two weeks public notice shall have been given, without injury to this act of incorporation; and, in all elections of stockholders, each share of stock Votes. shall entitle the holder to one vote.

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SECTION 5. That this act shall continue in force for the petinue in force riod of twenty years, from the time of its passage ; that the for twenty said company shall have full power to sell and convey, in their years. corporate capacity, or by trustee, in fee simple, or otherwise,

the whole, or any part of, their real estate; or, it shall be lawful Authorized to sell or lease

for them to lease, to any person or persons, for one or more their real estate. years, any real estate which they may hold, on such terms as

may be agreed upon : Provided that the said company, with May borrow the consent of a majority of the stockholders, may borrow, money. on bonds, any amount, not exceeding two hundred thousand Mortgage. dollars, secured by mortgage of the whole, or any part, of the

lands, mills, or other property, belonging to the company, and the corporate privileges thereto belonging, apon such interest as shall be agreed upon.

SECTION 6. That the said corporation shall pay a bonus, of Bonus and tas apon dividends. one half of one per centum, on the capital stock of said com

pany, and upon any increase thereof, payable in four equal annual instalments, the first payment to be made in one year from the date hereof; and shall pay such tax upon dividends

as is, or may be, provided by law. Individual lia

SECTION 7. That the stockholders of the said company shall bility. be jointly and severally liable, in their individual capacities,

for all debts and contracts, made by said company, to the amount remaining unpaid on each share of stock held by them, respectively; and, also, for all debts due mechanics, workmen and laborers employed by, and for materials furnished to, said company; to be sued for, and collected, as provided by the twelfth, thirteenth and fourteenth sections of an act incorporating the Lackawanna Iron and Coal Company, approved April fifth, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-three.

J. LAWRENCE GETZ, Speaker of the House of Representatives. DAVID TAGGART,

Speaker of the Senate. APPROVED— The twelfth day of May, Anno Domini one thousand eight hundred and fifty-seven.

JAMES POLLOCK.

No. 586.

To incorporate the Pioneer Iron Company. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same,

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